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Canada’s Cops Were Ready to Shoot Indigenous Anti-Pipeline Activists

Credit: The Real News Network RCMP officers were instructed to use as much violence as they wanted at the blockade of the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline. Kanahus Manuel, an indigenous activist in British Columbia, said it’s part of Canada’s long colonial legacy. Director/Video Editor: Taylor Hebden Audio Engineer: Adam Coley Chase Producer: Genevieve Montinar

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UVIC: Investment policy targets climate change

January 28, 2020 The University of Victoria has adopted a responsible investment policy that targets the worst producers of greenhouse gases across all sectors, increases investments in clean technology and encourages low-carbon practices for a sustainable future. The Board of Governors approved the policy for the university’s $225-million short-term investments fund at its Jan. 28 […]

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Report of the Review Panel, Canadian National Railway Company Milton Logistics Hub Project

To download the document, click on the link below Report of the Review Panel, Canadian National Railway Company Milton Logistics Hub Project File Format: PDF | Size: 10.9 MB If you experience problems, contact the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada at: ceaa.information.acee@canada.ca to obtain alternate formats. For questions or information, please contact: Review Panel for […]

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Federal funding agreement termination for Exshaw School: Ministers LaGrange, Wilson

Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange and Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on federal funding for Exshaw School: “We are extremely concerned by the federal government’s recent decision to terminate the funding agreement for First Nations students attending Exshaw School without a plan to work with these students, their families, or […]

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Couple’s bid to get back infant son apprehended after birth alert has been delayed – APTN News

January 28, 2020 A couple hoping a week-long trial would end their bitter battle with a Manitoba child welfare agency that apprehended their newborn son from hospital will have to wait until March 6 after a judge delayed the trial so the father could get a legal aid lawyer. The couple, who can’t be named […]

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Archives of Manitoba Launches `Your Archives: The Histories We Share’

January 28, 2020 Manitobans Invited to Participate in Exhibit at Archives Manitobans are invited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Manitoba becoming a province by helping shape a unique history exhibit, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “I encourage everyone to participate in Your Archives:  The Histories We Share so a wide […]

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Carleton University Counsellor to Receive 2020 Indigenous Practice Award

The Centre for Indigenous Initiatives and Health and Counselling Services at Carleton University are proud to announce that Staci Loiselle, Indigenous cultural counselor, will receive the 2020 Indigenous Practice Award from the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Loiselle is Mohawk from the community of Kahnawake. She is Turtle Clan. The award honours excellence in advancing […]

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Eliza Building in Dawson expands territory’s affordable housing

Published 28/01/2020 Dawson City’s new Eliza Building is expanding affordable housing options in the territory. The Chief Isaac Group of Companies recently completed a 14-unit structure in Dawson City, named the Eliza Building. This project was built with support from the Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada through the Canada Mortgage and Housing […]

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Government continues to fund and support BC Bus North

Jan. 28, 2020 PRINCE GEORGE – People who live and work in the North will be able to continue to rely on inter-city bus services, with funding provided by the Province and Government of Canada, through to March 31, 2021. The Government of Canada, through Western Economic Diversification, is contributing 50% of the costs to […]

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University College of the North Receives Manitoba Government Mandate Letter

January 27, 2020 (The Pas, MB) – Manitoba government issued new mandate letters for post‐secondary schools, including University College of the North. The letter outlines six main areas which include supporting student success, partnerships with industry, work‐integrated learning, international education, and stewardship of public funds. The full letter can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/t4hjs49 University College […]

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Hearings begin to determine detailed route of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

January 28, 2020 – Canada Energy Regulator First hearings to be held since regulatory processes resumed in July 2019 Beginning today, the Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission) will hold detailed route hearings for landowners along the path of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. These hearings are the first since regulatory processes on the Project […]

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Cambrian College and Algoma University Sign Five New Credit Transfer Agreements

SUDBURY ( January 27, 2020 )- The pathway to higher education is becoming easier for students in Northern Ontario seeking to enhance their college education with a university degree. Cambrian College in Sudbury and Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie have signed five new transfer credit agreements allowing Cambrian graduates to complete a university degree […]

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MKO Chiefs Call on Province of Manitoba to Address Broken Justice System in Northern Manitoba

Jan 27, 2020 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB –Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is deeply concerned about justice issues and the Constitutional rights of First Nations people involved in the system in Northern Manitoba. Recent stories shared by the Winnipeg Free Press highlight the call from a Manitoba judge for an independent review of the […]

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Renowned Michif Poet Gregory Scofield to Give VIU Gustafson Lecture and Reading

January 27, 2020 The events on Wednesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 13 are free and open to the public. Now, more than ever, people of all generations wonder: can we foster good relationships between people and the Earth, between ourselves? Gregory Scofield says that stories help build exactly that – miyo-wâhkôhtowin ­– good relations. […]

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U of Lethbridge: Southern Alberta post-secondary institutions agree on principles to guide future collaboration

Lethbridge College, Medicine Hat College and the University of Lethbridge have formally committed to explore innovative ways to work together to improve the efficiency, quality and accessibility of southern Alberta’s post-secondary system. The three institutions have agreed on eight Regional Collaboration Principles aimed at guiding future joint initiatives. The principles consider student needs (including a […]

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Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Bell Let’s Talk Day! Get ready for the world’s biggest conversation about mental health and make every action count

Mental Health: Every Action Counts is the theme of this year’s campaign as we celebrate our first decade of Bell Let’s Talk Days Talk, text and join in on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube to make your voice heard and help drive Bell’s donations to mental health Learn more at Bell.ca/LetsTalk MONTRÉAL, Jan. 28, […]

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MNO: Brad Maggrah remembered for tireless fight for Métis rights

One of the founding members of the Métis Nation of Ontario, Brad Maggrah has died. Brad spent the better part of the last three decades training and supporting Métis citizens across the province. Brad was one of the first Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) Councillors for Region 2 and served on […]

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Listuguj: Medicare Renewal

January 27, 2020 The Listuguj Community Health Services in conjunction with the Régie de L’assurance Maladie Quebec would like to inform Listuguj residents of the importance of keeping your Quebec Medicare Cards up-to-date. Be advised that in the event that you do not have a valid Medicare card and require emergency treatment at the hospital […]

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City of Victoria: Provide Feedback on Draft Economic Action Plan, Victoria 3.0

January 27, 2020 The City of Victoria is seeking public feedback to help shape its draft economic action plan, Victoria 3.0 – Pivoting to a Higher-Value Economy – 2020-2041. The draft plan has been shaped by a six-part series of economic roundtable discussions and by the latest research and thinking in 21st century city building […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202017 Views

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CYFN launches culturally-specific training for Yukon First Nations family support workers

January 27, 2020 Yukon First Nations family support workers from across the Yukon are attending their first week of a new 10-month training program co-developed by the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and Camosun College. The 18 participants represent 10 of Yukon’s 14 First Nations. This week’s intensive five-day orientation is dedicated to setting […]

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MNC: A Statement on Métis Nation Identity, Citizenship and Homeland

January 27, 2020 National Spokesperson Métis National Council Recently the presidents of the Métis Nation of Ontario, Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and Métis Nation of Alberta issued a press release following a “tri-council” meeting of the three Governing Members. The tri-council presidents signed a number of documents asserting the sole authority of Governing Members, not the MNC, […]

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Province Releases Review of Legal Aid Manitoba

Report Identifies Important Opportunities for Improvements While Continuing to Provide Quality Service for Manitobans: Cullen The Manitoba government is releasing the review of Legal Aid Manitoba that deals with the structure, operations and decision-making of Legal Aid Manitoba (LAM), Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Our government is committed to modernizing Manitoba’s justice system and […]

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Deadline for 2020/2021 Anti-Poverty Fund and Advisory Committee

In support of the goal to eliminate poverty in the Northwest Territories, the Government of the Northwest Territories would like to remind the public that applications for the 2020-2021 Anti-Poverty Fund are currently being received. The initial call for applications was sent to Indigenous Governments, Community Governments and Non-Government Organizations on December 10, 2019. The […]

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AIOC board gets down to business

The new Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation board brings strong business and financial experience to support partnerships in prosperity. “This will be a game-changer for Indigenous communities seeking to be owners of resource projects. It will also help all Albertans to get resource projects done. With the board now in place, the AIOC can now fulfil […]

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A library revamp for reconciliation – Macleans.ca

Confederation College’s library is undergoing a transformation, which includes new book club initiatives and replacing colonial-era subject headings in the filing system Jan 27, 2020 For some, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada begins with a book club. The Negahneewin Reading Series, a monthly literary circle at Confederation College, brings faculty and others […]

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Our declaration to the City of Victoria: no meddling in Wet’suwet’en affairs

The City of Victoria voted on 24 Jan. 2020 to demand that BC and Ottawa halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in a city resolution labelled ‘Declaration of Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en People.’ Our response: A declaration on the audacity of a city government to meddle in the affairs of First Nations, having done nothing […]

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Boralex Will Release its 2019 Fourth Quarter Financial Results on February 28, 2020

Montréal, January 28, 2020 – Boralex Inc. (” Boralex ” or the ” Corporation “) announces that the release of the 2019 fourth quarter results will take place on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. ET. Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results will be […]

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She is my hero:’ Banquet celebrates 2019 Citizen of the Year – Prince Albert Daily Herald

“The greatest power that you carry in this community is the power of influence.” – Janet Carriere Janet Carriere has experienced marginalization. It’s one of the many reasons that she’ll stand behind a podium, like on Saturday night, and tell a crowd to question their judgments. “As a child I never knew that there were […]

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Commerce Resources Corp. Updates Fluorspar Upgrade Programs for the Ashram Deposit, Quebec

January 28th, 2020 – Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) is pleased to provide an update on the metallurgical programs focused on upgrading the Ashram Deposit’s fluorspar component to acid-spar grade. The Ashram Deposit is one of the largest rare earth deposits being advanced globally, and the Ashram Deposit’s fluorspar […]

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Pure Gold Drilling Intersects High-Grade Gold Including 33.1 G/T Gold Over 3.4 Metres

January 28, 2020 VANCOUVER, B.C. – Pure Gold Mining Inc. (PGM:TSX-V, LSE:PUR) (“Pure Gold” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that mine development at the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine, initiated as part of the test mining program, has resumed, and exploration drilling in close proximity to this development has intersected high-grade gold mineralization […]

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H2O Innovation Named to 2020 OTCQX Best 50

Quebec City, January 28, 2020 – (TSXV: HEO, OTCQX: HEOFF) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2020 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year. The OTCQX Best 50 is an annual ranking […]

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OCAD University announces Ana Serrano as President

January 27, 2020 – Toronto – OCAD University has selected Ana Serrano as its new President and Vice-Chancellor. Serrano will assume leadership of Canada’s largest art and design university, steering it into a new era of expansion and innovation. She succeeds Dr. Sara Diamond, who has served as president since 2005. Serrano will assume the […]

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Nemaska Lithium Announces Workforce Reduction

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 27, 2020 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) announces a further reduction, today, of its workforce in connection with the ongoing process under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and its work aimed at formalizing an eventual plan of arrangement acceptable to its creditors and the Court. The 29-employee layoff is the […]

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Delta 9 Update on Production and Wholesale Activities

WINNIPEG, MB – January 27, 2020 – DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. (TSX:DN) (OTCQX: VRNDF) (“Delta 9” or the “Company”), is pleased to provide investors with an update on its cannabis production and wholesale selling activities. Over 2019, Delta 9 worked to increase its dried cannabis production capacity at its Winnipeg based facilities (the “Delta Facility”) […]

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Follow-up to the commissions of inquiry – The Québec government and the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) agree on an organizational context

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 27, 2020  – Representatives of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador and the Québec government met for the second time today in Montréal to pursue the implementation of the recommendations of the Public Inquiry Commission on Relations between Indigenous Peoples and Certain Public Services in Québec (Viens Commission) and the National Inquiry into […]

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Media advisory – Jeremy Hansen shares his passion for space in a Mohawk school

Longueuil, Quebec, January 28, 2020 — Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be visiting Quinte Mohawk School to encourage more than 230 primary school students to get interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). He will take the opportunity to recruit new junior astronauts. Media representatives are invited to attend the […]

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The Daily Tuesday, January 28, 2020

January 28, 2020 Life tables, 2016/2018 For the third year in a row, male life expectancy at birth in Canada did not increase, which is likely related to the opioid crisis that is particularly affecting British Columbia and Ontario. Continue reading Updated data on deaths Updated data from the Canadian Vital Statistics Death Database are […]

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Nancy Mike | Indigenous Music Summit

Credit: indianz Nancy Mike, an Inuit throat singer from Nunavut in Canada, performs at the International Indigenous Music Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 23, 2020. Additional vocals by Colleen Nakashuk, also from Nunavut. The International Indigenous Music Summit is taking place January 22-26 in partnership with the Folk Alliance International.

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Government of Nunavut holding Apprenticeship Act consultations

27 January 2020 The Department of Family Services is holding Nunavut-wide public consultations on the Apprenticeship Act from January to June 2020. Discussions will focus on preparing and supporting Nunavummiut for success by enhancing the quality and delivery of apprenticeship programs. Nunavummiut can go to https://www.gov.nu.ca/family-services/apprenticeship-act-review to provide comments, receive additional information regarding the consultations, […]

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NL Government: Celebrating National Family Literacy Day

January 27, 2020 The importance of reading as a family and participating in literacy-related activities are being celebrated as the Provincial Government recognizes today as National Family Literacy Day. Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of […]

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Coastal GasLink: Vanderhoof Lodge site preparation kick-off begins this week

Jan 27 2020 Coastal GasLink is partnering with the District of Vanderhoof to advance the development of a workforce accommodation site at the local airport that will house up to 1,000 women and men during peak construction. Kick-off of site preparation activities began on Monday, Jan. 27. Initial works include snow removal, and the clearing, […]

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Evaluation of the National Disaster Mitigation Program – Final Report

Final Report Table of contents Executive Summary 1. Overview and Background 2. Evaluation Purpose and Methodology 2.1 Lines of Evidence 2.2 Limitations 3. Findings 3.1 Relevance 3.1.1 Continued Need 3.1.2 Complementarity 3.2 Performance 3.2.1 Mitigation Contribution Component (MCC) 3.2.2 The Targeted National Capabilities Component (TNCC) 4. Gender Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) 5. Lessons Learned 6. […]

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UBCO announces first senior advisor on Indigenous affairs

January 27, 2020 Longtime campus executive Ian Cull takes up the mantle UBC recently established the role of Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs for its Okanagan campus, with Ian Cull, a founding member of the campus leadership team, named as the first person to hold the position. In September of last year, UBC Okanagan signed […]

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Public meeting on permafrost project, Kugluk Territorial Park

The Department of Environment is holding a public meeting on the Kugluk Territorial Park Permafrost Project. The meeting will be held Tuesday, January 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Milukshuk Building (old radio station). This is an opportunity to provide input on this project and all Kugluktuk residents are welcome to attend. For […]

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Conestoga College: Basketball team builds cultural connections

January 27, 2020 During a home game against Humber College on January 18, the Conestoga Condors women’s basketball team experienced what head coach Dee Channer described as an “historic first.” The game began with a Smudging ceremony and the raising of an eagle feather marking the first time Indigenous spiritual practices had been included in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202023 Views

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Premier appoints provincial liaison with Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs

Jan. 27, 2020 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has appointed Nathan Cullen as a liaison between the Province and the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs. Cullen, a former member of parliament for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, is tasked with acting as an intermediary by providing fact-finding, facilitation and analysis to support a peaceful resolution to the Coastal Gaslink dispute. […]

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Manitoba to Partner With Community to Support Women, Children Affected by Family Violence

January 27, 2020 Manitoba Selects Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. to Lead Next Phase of Work: Ministers The Manitoba government has chosen Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. to lead a network of community agencies to help improve housing options for women and children who have experienced family violence, Families Minister Heather Stefanson, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox, […]

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Dawson College: Making space for everyone is a step toward Decolonization

An inviting circle to welcome everyone was the set-up of a Dawson College classroom for a Ped Days workshop led by Catherine Richardson Jan. 14. “How can you be part of a community if you are looking at the backs of fellow students?” Catherine asked. The workshop was entitled Decolonizing Practices in Education and was […]

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Statement from Coastal GasLink President David Pfeiffer

“Today, Coastal GasLink is reiterating our request to meet and engage with Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs. Our first priority is to find a peaceful resolution to the issues at hand and to avoid enforcement of the injunction granted by the courts. Coastal GasLink is under construction today across Northern British Columbia with over 1,000 people at […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202021 Views

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U of Guelph: New Fulbright Focused on Indigenous Traditional Food Systems

January 27, 2020 How climate change affects traditional food systems and food sovereignty of Haudenosaunee communities is the focus of a new Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at the University of Guelph. Jessica Dolan will work in U of G’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Social and Applied Human […]

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